Interception Return Yards Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 1976
Leaders Table
Rk Player Yds From To School
1Terrell Buckley50119891991Florida State
2Eric Berry*49420072009Tennessee
3Jamar Fletcher*45919982000Wisconsin
4Tracy Saul42519891992Texas Tech
5Tracy Porter*41320042007Indiana
6Quintin Demps*40420042007UTEP
7Derrick Strait*39720002003Oklahoma
8John Talley39520032006Duke
9Tyler Sash*39220082010Iowa
10Ken Thomas*39119791982San Jose State
11Shawun Lurry*39020142017Northern Illinois
12Ed Reed38919982001Miami (FL)
13Ron Irving38419761978Louisiana-Lafayette
14Kenny Wheaton*38019941996Oregon
15Kevin Byard*37720122015Middle Tennessee State
Lee Miller37719811983Cal State Fullerton
17Aaron Beasley*36719921995West Virginia
18Ahmad Black*36220072010Florida
19Ron Carpenter36119891992Miami (OH)
20Clint Harris36019801983East Carolina
Tim Wilbur*36019781982Indiana
22Kendric Burney*35820072010North Carolina
23Alterraun Verner*35720062009UCLA
24Deltha O'Neal*35619961999California
25Ricky Parker35519931996San Diego State
26Rod Smith35319871989Oklahoma State
27Dan Dawson35219982001Rice
28Ashley Lee35119801984Virginia Tech
29Antoine Cason34920042007Arizona
30Daymeion Hughes*34420032006California
Xavier Woods*34420132016Louisiana Tech
32Ray Jackson33619921995Colorado State
33Harold Lusk33319931996Utah
Jeff Nixon33319761978Richmond
Darius Phillips*33320142017Western Michigan
36Kevin Thomas32719992001UNLV
37Johnny Jackson32519861988Houston
38Nathan LaDuke*32419871990Arizona State
39Aqib Talib*32220052007Kansas
40Johnthan Banks*32020092012Mississippi State
41Davon House31920072010New Mexico State
42Jason David*31820012003Washington State
43Eric Turner*31519871990UCLA
44Rod Webster31219841987Fresno State
45Tyrell Johnson*30920042007Arkansas State
46Mark Moore*30719831986Oklahoma State
47Sean Taylor*30620022003Miami (FL)
48Bennie Blades30519851987Miami (FL)
Richard Marshall*30520032005Fresno State
50Eddie Jackson*30320132016Alabama
Scott Woerner30319771980Georgia
52Ed Reynolds*30120102013Stanford
53Darren Perry29919881991Penn State
54Jaime Mendez29819901993Kansas State
55Mark McCants29719771980Temple
56Pat Chester29619781982Virginia
Mike Mickens*29620052008Cincinnati
Troy Nolan*29620072008Arizona State
Tom Rotello29619831986Air Force
Dominick Sanders*29620142017Georgia
Derron Smith*29620102014Fresno State
62Gerald Jones29420022003San Jose State
63Rashad Bauman*29319972001Oregon
Bacarri Rambo*29320092012Georgia
65Ronnie Lott*29119781980USC
Jermaine Robinson*29120092012Toledo
Trey Wilson*29120092012Vanderbilt
68Spencer Havner*29020022005UCLA
69Adrian McDonald*28920122015Houston
Kevin Smith28919881991Texas A&M
71Nick Hawthrone*28820032006Nevada
Bill Houston28819821983Rutgers
73David Amerson*28720102012North Carolina State
Deion Sanders28719851988Florida State
75Fred Weary28619941997Florida
76Joe Kellogg28519841987Central Michigan
77Sean Lumpkin28319881991Minnesota
78Darrent Williams*28220012004Oklahoma State
79Aaron Curry*27820052008Wake Forest
Victor Harris*27820052008Virginia Tech
81Perry Carter27719901993Southern Mississippi
82Ishmael Adams*27620122016UCLA
Richard Leonard*27620112015Florida International
Darrol Ray*27619771979Oklahoma
Rod Woodson*27619831986Purdue
86Robert Blackmon27519871989Baylor
87Morris Claiborne*27420092011LSU
Minkah Fitzpatrick*27420152017Alabama
Falanda Newton27419861988Texas Christian
90Rickey Dixon*27219841987Oklahoma
91Lorenzo Doss*27120122014Tulane
Brian Robinson27119931994Auburn
93Anthony Bridges27019921993Louisville
Willie Pile*27020002002Virginia Tech
Craig Swoope27019821985Illinois
96Adrian Beasley*26919971999Purdue
Marty Tadman*26920042007Boise State
Alan Zemaitis*26920032005Penn State
99Money Hunter*26820132016Arkansas State
100Phil Parker*26719821985Michigan State
Keith Spann26719941996Memphis
102Bob Jury*26619761977Pitt
Tom Pridemore26619761977West Virginia
104Ron Cortell26519851988Colorado State
Jeff Griffin26519781980Utah
Greg James26520062009Louisiana-Monroe
A.J. Klein*26520092012Iowa State
Walter McFadden*26520062009Auburn
Shawn Vincent26519881990Akron
110Martin Bayless26419801983Bowling Green State
Willie Clay26419881991Georgia Tech
Eric Green*26420002004Virginia Tech
Craig Steltz*26420052007LSU
114Jocelyn Borgella26319911993Cincinnati
Anthony Gaitor*26320072010Florida International
Mark Roman26319961999LSU
117Joe Burnett*26220052008UCF
Jerry Robinson*26219751978UCLA
Rex Varn*26219771979Clemson
120Chris Carter26119931996Texas
Scott Nelson*26119901993Wisconsin
Dwight Smith26119972000Akron
123Toi Cook*26019841986Stanford
Greg Jackson26019861988LSU
Keiwan Ratliff*26020002003Florida
Dave Williams26019801982Miami (OH)
127Kerry Valrie25719871990Southern Mississippi
128Eric Allen*25619841987Arizona State
Dave Duerson25619791982Notre Dame
Richie Wright*25619861988UTEP
131Glenn Verrette25519771979Holy Cross
Brett Whitley25519841987Northwestern
133Leo Barnes25419982000Southern Mississippi
Alphonso Smith*25420052008Wake Forest
135Ralph Brown25319961999Nebraska
Alden Darby*25320102013Arizona State
Darryl Lewis25319871990Arizona
138Jay Baker25219961998Miami (OH)
139Jim Leonhard*25120022004Wisconsin
140James Ferebee25019781981New Mexico State
Mike Newton*25020062009Buffalo
Orlando Watters25019911993Arkansas
143Ricardo Allen*24720102013Purdue
Johnell Neal*24720052008UCF
145Marcus Coleman24619921995Texas Tech
Deon Grant24619981999Tennessee
Bobby McCain*24620112014Memphis
Kai Nacua*24620132016Brigham Young
Marcus Turner*24619851988UCLA
150Gerod Holliman*24520122014Louisville
Ricky Manning*24519992002UCLA
Willie Smith24519941995Louisiana Tech
153Keion Carpenter24419951998Virginia Tech
Damante Horton*24420102013Washington State
Calvin Munson*24420132016San Diego State
Ken Swilling24419881991Georgia Tech
157Crezdon Butler*24320062009Clemson
Michael Hamlin*24320052008Clemson
Medford Moorer*24320012003Colorado
Jordan Poyer*24320092012Oregon State
Rayshun Reed24320012003Troy
162Greg Evans24219901993Texas Christian
Melvin Marshall24219821985Bowling Green State
Bo McNally*24220062009Stanford
165Chuck Cecil24119851987Arizona
Quincy LeJay24119981999Hawaii
P.J. Mahone*24120062009Bowling Green State
Derek Pegues*24120052008Mississippi State
169Patrick Hinton*24019871990South Carolina
Craig Rutledge*24019841986UCLA
171Bennie Alexander23919982000Florida
Michael Jameson23919992000Texas A&M
173Dylan Haines*23820142016Texas
Loyce Means*23820072010Houston
Alex Wujciak*23820082010Maryland
176Tom Knight23719921996Iowa
Jason Moore23719941997San Diego State
Antuan Simmons*23719972001USC
C.J. Wilson*23720052008Western Michigan
180Koby McKinnon*23620042007Arkansas State
Tommie Smith23619891992Washington
Tony Thurman*23619811984Boston College
183Phillip Buchanon23520002001Miami (FL)
Sam Madison23519931996Louisville
Corey Small23520052008Florida Atlantic
186Horace Richardson*23420122016SMU
Anthony Scirrotto*23420052008Penn State
Chris Shelling23419921994Auburn
189Tra'Mayne Bondurant*23320112014Arizona
Boyd Cowan23319861988Texas Tech
Steve Lawrence23319831986Notre Dame
Tory Nixon23319831984San Diego State
193Anthony Floyd*23219992002Louisville
Senquez Golson*23220112014Ole Miss
Dexter McCoil*23220092012Tulsa
David Thomas23219911994Miami (OH)
Anthony Young23219811984Temple
198Kevin Arbet*23119992004USC
Wes Hopkins23119791982SMU
Desmond King*23120132016Iowa
Richard Torres*23120082011Hawaii
Deunta Williams*23120072010North Carolina
203Johnny Adams*23020082012Michigan State
204Robert Davis22919901993Vanderbilt
D.J. Hayden*22920112012Houston
Antonio Langham22919901993Alabama
Tim Mcdonald*22919831986USC
Janssen Patton*22920002003Bowling Green State
Glenn Rogers, Jr.22919881990Memphis
Steve Williams*22919841988Boston College
211Greg Grandison22819911992East Carolina
212Larry Atkins*22719971998UCLA
Ron Coccimiglio*22719781980California
Lynaris Elpheage*22720002002Tulane
Richard Palmer22719911993Eastern Michigan
Orion Stewart*22720132016Baylor
217Greg Hill22619791982Oklahoma State
Bradley Roby*22620112013Ohio State
219Reggie Corner*22520042007Akron
Rocky Delgadillo22519801981Harvard
Stanley Franks22520062007Idaho
Dennis Smith*22519771980USC
Wonderful Terry*22520142015Western Kentucky
224Anthony Washington22419771978California
225Lamont Thompson*22319972001Washington State
Erroll Tucker22319841985Utah
227Van Eskridge*22220062009East Carolina
Maurice Sikes*22220012003Miami (FL)
D.J. Walker22219992002UTEP
Aaron Webster*22220062009Cincinnati
231Tay Cody22119972000Florida State
Greg Long22119791981Kentucky
Ken Luckett22119821985Western Michigan
John Simmons22119771980SMU
Ty Zimmerman*22120102013Kansas State
236Ruben Harper22019871988Pacific
Zack Sanchez*22020132015Oklahoma
Donald Strickland*22020012002Colorado
239Anthony Derricks21919961998Mississippi State
Carlton Gray*21919891992UCLA
Cornelius Price21919881989Houston
Vann Washington*21919931995West Virginia
Trae Williams*21920042007South Florida
244David Brown*21819861989Ohio State
Blair Burns*21820112014Wyoming
Johnny Ray Smith21819771980Lamar
247Quayshawn Nealy*21720112014Georgia Tech
Brad Quast*21719861989Iowa
Bradley Robinson*21720042007Middle Tennessee State
Derek Ross*21719982001Ohio State
Tony Williams21719871988Cal State Fullerton

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